May 22: American session
Tatiana Norkina, an analyst at FBS
The U.S. dollar strengthened once again against the major world currencies today. The main driver of growth was positive data on the Chinese economy. Currently, the dollar index (80.25) is in the green zone, adding about 0.20 %. Stock markets opened rather sluggishly. Analysts blame the relatively weak performance of the labor market and the secondary housing market. DJIA index grew by 0.10 %, while the S & P500 - 0.20% .
The currency pair EUR/USD fell to 1.3650 support at the beginning of the session. GBP/USD falls as well, trading at which conducted a mark 1.6850 . At the same time, the dollar strengthened against the Japanese yen, USD/JPY returns to morning highs of 102.70. There is some weakness in the pair USD/CHF, which failed to pass above resistance 0.8950